Voter Approved Construction Projects
2012 Bond Election
2005-2010 Capital Improvement Program
In November 2004, Jefferson County voters approved a bond election providing Jeffco Public Schools with $323.8 million for building, renovating and repairing school facilities. This was the first time voters approved increased funding for county school buildings since 1999.
View a slideshow of completed construction projects from the 2004 Bond below. You can click on a school photo to learn more about each project. Current project updates can be seen here.
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The $11.7 million project includes a two-story addition that was added to the existing school. This 45,000 square foot addition includes a new academic lecture center and seminar space, computer labs, special education rooms, a family and consumer studies suite, storage, staff and student restrooms, 8 new science classrooms with labs, teacher preparation areas, and a staff office area.
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The $30.9 million project is the phase II replacement of the building that is designed to accommodate up to 2,000 students. The project includes a 162,000 square foot facility that with new administrative offices, main entry, new main and auxiliary gym, cafeteria and commons area, auditorium, teacher workrooms and 38 new classrooms. The construction was completed and occupied in March 2008.
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The new $45.7 million, 215,000 square foot high school was built at the site of the previous Bear Creek K-8 School to accommodate approximately 2,000 students. The replacement school was opened during spring break 2009.
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This new $19.5 million, 120,000 square foot school is designed to accommodate 1,080 students and was completed August of 2007.
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At the direction of the Board of Education, the district procured 5 buildings totaling over 67,000 square feet and completed $ 4.7 million in renovations. Other district services were also relocated to the property including the Employee Assistance Program, the Family Literacy Program, and the Indian Education Program.
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The $29.3 million addition and renovations were completed and occupied in August 2007. The building was designed to accommodate up to 2,100 students and expanded to 270,575 square feet. This expansion included a new classroom wing, an auxiliary gym, sports fields and administrative offices.
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Formerly the Johnson Program - A new $4.9 million , 20,175 square foot replacement facility for the Johnson Program was built on the current site. The new facility has state-of-the-art classrooms, two new science labs and a dedicated special education classroom. The facility was completed in the Spring of 2010.
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The $8.6 million addition is part of the final phase of construction that completed the total replacement of the school in August 2009. The original 1962 school building was demolished upon completion of the addition.
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The new $10.8 million addition increased the student capacity from 1,250 students to 1,750 students. The 46,766 square foot addition and 12,200 square foot renovation was completed August 2009. Specific improvements included additional classrooms, auxiliary gym and fitness area, expanded cafeteria seating and additional parking.
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The $3.5 million project completed during the Summer of 2009 included replacement of portions of the mechanical system, a kitchen renovation and an elevator addition.
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The $20.5 million , 120,840 square foot replacement facility was completed and occupied August 2006. The building is designed to accommodate up to 840 students. The site includes expanded parking, play fields and a track.
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The $12.1 million addition and renovation was completed in September 2009. The additions include a new gymnasium, locker rooms, fitness area, two science labs, new classrooms, a administration addition, and a new entrance to the north. The renovation included extensive renovation and replacement of the roof, windows, fire alarm system, and the electrical service entry.
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The $7.2 million addition and renovation project completed late Fall 2007 is designed to accommodate 567 students and includes three separate additions totaling 30,550 square feet, remodeling of 9,100 square feet, and the addition of a building fire sprinkler system and new bus loop.
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The new 188,554 square foot facility is designed to accommodate up to 1,450 students. Construction on the $38.3 million replacement school was completed August 2008 with the demolition of the existing 1955 facility and site re-development completed November 2008. The school includes several historical items from the previous facility.
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Substantially completed August 2007, the $7.2 million renovation and addition replaced 25,000 square feet, renovating the remaining 21,000 square feet and replacement of portions of the roof. The project was completed August 2007
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The Jeffco Open School project will replace the approximately 40,000 square foot building and house 550-600 students at a cost of $ 11.1 million. The construction was completed and occupied in August 2010.
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This $32.9 million, 170,000 square foot replacement building includes start-of-the-art security, instructional technology and environmental features. The 28.5 acre site includes upgraded soccer and softball fields and a joint funded synthetic turf football field that was completed August 2008.
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The $4.2 million project included roof replacement, major mechanical systems replacements that include boiler, chiller and temperature controls, and an electrical system upgrade. The work was completed in 2009.
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The $12.8 million, 68,300 square foot school which is designed to accommodate 768 students was completed August 2006. The school is environmentally friendly, with natural light reaching into each classroom. The site is located on 12.5 acres which includes a park.
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The $3.0 million project included an elevator addition and new front entry, as well as renovation of the locker rooms and cafetorium. Work was completed August 2009.
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Completed in August 2009, the $4.6 million project included renovation of the existing kitchen/cafeteria, faculty lounge, tutor rooms, front entry and a 10,612 square foot addition that includes 5 classrooms and a storage and mechanical room.
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Completed for student occupancy in August 2007, the $9.5 M, 63,000 square feet allows for the enrollment of 1,750 students. The addition included a classroom instructional wing, a 4-classroom addition, and auxiliary gym.
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The replacement will be accomplished in two phases and is designed to accommodate 600 students. The $5.1 million Phase I, a 20,000 square foot replacement, was completed February 2009. Phase I includes a new cafeteria and kitchen, administrative area, gymnasium, Challenge/SLIC program, music, and support space plus mechanical and electrical infrastructure for the entire replacement facility.
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The $3.6 million project included replacement of mechanical systems, the fire alarm in select buildings and electrical upgrades. The major portion of the project was completed Fall of 2007.
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The total project was $17.1 million and included the procurement of property and the construction of new remote baseball fields, softball fields, lacrosse fields, and tennis courts including maintenance and storage buildings at Pennington Elementary School and Everitt Middle School. Completed August 2008, the work at the main high school campus includes a new auxiliary gymnasium and weight room addition, a new front entry and lobby expansion, and a new entrance drive and parking.